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Bachelor of Business Administration in


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Accounting You will learn‌ This degree prepares you to apply appropriate methods and standards to record and document financial information and to identify and address issues in the accounting environment. With a solid foundation of theoretical and practical course work, you will acquire knowledge in accountancy best practices and standards and gain the ability to recognize, record and analyze accounting transactions. You will gain expertise in a broad range of generally accepted accounting principles and reporting standards, including inventory, depreciation, bonds, pensions and revenue recognition. Other coursework includes economic analysis and methods for appraising an organization’s performance.

With this degree, you can‌ This degree prepares you for a career in general accounting, tax preparation, auditing or corporate accounting in any industry. Solid, ethical accounting and financial practices are vital to the successful management of every business, government agency, public organization or privately held corporation. You will have the knowledge to develop and negotiate financial contracts, establish effective hiring practices, and apply appropriate financial principles to the manufacture and sale of consumer goods.

Friends University believes in the equity and dignity of all people and our responsibility to care for one another in our learning and working relationships.

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FAQ You will develop skills in… • Managerial accounting: gain expertise in evaluating and presenting sound financial advice to inform good financial decisions in an organization or business. • Financial accounting: increase proficiency in developing financial reports and information to external entities and stakeholders. • Financial fluency: understand basic and complex financial issues; research skills necessary to find, interpret and comply with laws and regulations that impact accounting transactions and decisions. • Critical thinking: synthesize, analyze and evaluate complex issues from multiple perspectives to enhance your decision making and formulate better solutions. • Ethical reasoning: apply your values in the larger context of social challenges at local and global levels.

Benefits and features of the degree include... • Understanding how accounting, law and financial regulations intersect. • Practical knowledge that can be applied in the public or private sector. • Learning real-world, best-practice applications from experienced accounting professionals.

The Friends difference for adult students... • Start as soon as you like, progress as fast as you wish and get the degree that meets your needs. • A success coach helps you design a degree that fits your schedule and fulfills your goals. • A student peer success mentor provides support, and informal advice and guidance to help you adjust to and navigate the unique challenges you face as an adult student. • Career exploration elements are embedded in many courses to help you identify professional and graduate school opportunities for your major. • Experiential learning provides you with awareness of civic and social needs. • Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national academic honor society for adult students, recognizes academic achievements.

Apply now Apply online at or mail application and fee to:

Friends University Admissions 2100 W. University Ave. Wichita, KS 67213

Application fee ($35, $50 international) – Friends University waives the application fee for all active duty and retired military personnel.

Where is the Accounting degree offered? We offer adult-focused bachelor’s degrees in Wichita, Topeka, greater Kansas City area and online. Not all courses and programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with your Admissions Counselor for more details.

How long will it take to complete my degree? This varies depending upon several factors, including how much previous college credit you have. However, you can start as soon as you want and finish as soon as you like. You determine your own pace – whether you want to take one evening course per week or more than one per week. Your admissions counselor can give you a better idea of timeframe.

Is the degree accredited? Yes. All Friends University undergraduate and graduate degrees are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Is financial aid available? Students enrolled in 12 credit hours during a 16-week period will be considered full time for financial aid purposes. To learn more about your financial aid options, call 316-295-5200 or email apply4$

“As an adult student, we understand what it takes for you to enter or re-enter the classroom and succeed. You will find the support you need through our success coaches, student peer success mentors and faculty. At Friends, we are focused on you and what we can do together to make a difference in our lives and our world.” — Dr. Jo Lobertini, Dean, College of Adult and Professional Studies

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Wichita Main Campus and Online Learning 2100 W. University Ave. | Wichita, Kansas 67213 316-295-5300 | 877-857-5424

Lenexa Education Center 8207 Melrose Dr. | Lenexa, Kansas 66214 913-233-8700 | 800-794-6945, ext. 8700

Topeka Education Center 2820 S.W. Mission Woods Dr. | Topeka, Kansas 66614 785-272-9595 | 800-794-6945, ext. 4300 | Friends University does not discriminate against academically qualified students on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this policy: EEOC/Title IX Coordinator, Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213, (316) 295-5000. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604;; 1-800-621-7440.

Friends University Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting